The Shevchenko Museum possesses an impressive collection of fine art by Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian artists. The initial collection began with 30 original oil paintings by contemporary Ukrainian artists, donated in the 1980s, by the Shevchenko National Museum in Kyiv. Among them are canvases by Mykhailo Varennya, Fedir Konovalyuk, Volodymyr Krasiokha, Mykola Malynka, Josyp Kravets, Vladimir Kharchenko, Kateryna Pysmenna, Hryhoriy Matsehora, Oleksandr Khumenko, S. Sandiuk, Yurij Buchma, and other prominent artists.
Additionally, a valuable collection of Ukrainian fine art was donated to the museum by Anna and Mykhailo Torchenko of New York City, USA. Five paintings by Mykola Hluschenko constitute a part of this collection. Over the years, the collection has been expanded by the works of Vasyl Kasian, Volodymyr Ovsak, Oryst Sawchuk, Jeanette Lodoen, Gilbert Heath, Pavlo Lopata, Larissa Soushko, Andrij Sinitar, Oleh Nedoshytko, Victor Orly, Nell LaMarsh, Marian Varkholik, and many more. The graphic collection is represented by artists such as Mykhailo Derehus, Viktor Zaritsky, Vasyl Lopata, Yaroslav Nechaj, Yurij Rubanov, and V. Ostafijchuk.
In 2018, the Museum received 49 oils, acrylics, watercolours, pastels, graphics, and works of mixed-media generously donated by more than 40 contemporary artists from almost every region of Ukraine. The artists include: Leonid Bahriy, Ivan Balan, Volodymyr Batrakov, Svitlana Boiko, Nina Bondarenko-Muzychenko, Bohdan Brynskyi, Olena Chornohuz, Anna Didenko, Mykhailo Dodarev, Larysa Godunova, Iryna Hresyk, YuriyHushkevych, Andriy Kopchak, Halyna Kravchenko, Dmytro Kravets, Dmytro Kyianchenko, Serhiy Laushkin, Anatoliy Luchko, Serhiy Lysytsyn, Fedir Lytvynov, Anatoliy Marchuk, Nadiya Martynenko, Tetyana Mikhova, Lyudmyla Mitchenko, Leonid Morozov, Oleh Nedoshytko, Borys Nehoda, Serhiy Novychenko, Natalia Pukhinda, Volodymyr Sandyuk, Halyna Sapehina, Viktor Semenyak, Lyubov Senchuk , Antonina Shtohryn, Halyna Sova,Tetyana Taranenko, Viktor Tsapko, Ihor Yuriyev, Yaroslav Zayats, Vira Zhludko, and Anatoliy Zhytaryuk.